Community Concert - Mendelssohn & Fabiola Méndez: Symphonic Folk

Community Concert - Mendelssohn & Fabiola Méndez: Symphonic Folk

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Bethel AME Church Sanctuary

40 Walk Hill Street

Boston, MA 02130

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Join us Saturday, August 20th at 7PM to listen to the works of Fabiola Méndez, as well as pieces from Mendelssohn, Gershwin and more!

About this event

**This concert is free, but all attendees must register via Eventbrite**

Concert will take place on Saturday, August 20th at 7PM at Bethel AME (40 Walk Hill St., Boston, MA 02130).


Parking available in the church's parking lot located on Wachusett Street.

Public Transit:

The nearest MBTA stop is Forest Hills (Orange Line).


Doors open at 6:30pm; concert begins at 7:00pm.


Boston Landmarks Orchestra | Christopher Wilkins, conductor

Fabiola Méndez, cuatro


Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A major, “Italian”

Fabiola Méndez Bomba pa’ la diaspora and other selections

George Gershwin Cuban Overture

Georges Bizet L’Arlésienne (excerpts from original version)

Carlos Chávez Sinfonia india

Florence Price Folksongs in Counterpoint (Selections)

About Fabiola Méndez: Native to Caguas, PR, Fabiola Méndez began playing the Puerto Rican cuatro at the age of 6. Fabiola has worked with organizations such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Celebrity Series of Boston, Agora Cultural Architects, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Puerto Rican Arts Alliance in Chicago, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, among others. Currently, Fabiola works as a cuatro player and singer-songwriter, presenting her original music projects inside and outside of Puerto Rico. In addition, she works as a composer for children’s animated series, including the PBS Kids show Alma’s Way, Work It Out Wombats, and Mecha Builders, produced by Sesame Street. You can listen to her music at

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